Amid all the talk of love and romance, Valentine’s Day can provide an opportunity to talk with young children about friendship and kindness. Share these books with your preschooler and start a conversation about what makes a good friend.
Being Friends by Karen Beaumont
This rhyming book shows how two very different little girls can still be best friends.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
Zookeeper Amos McGee takes care of his animal friends at the zoo, and they do the same for him when he is sick at home one day.
Ten Things I Love About You by Daniel Kirk
Friends Pig and Rabbit take time to think about all the things they love about each other.
Bluebird by Bob Staake
A little boy in need of a friend finds one in the form of a bluebird in this wordless picture book.
City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems
Two animals from very different worlds manage to become best pals, and teach each other about being a good friend.
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